The City of Atlanta held its inaugural Human Trafficking Policy Roundtable with more than 50 community leaders in attendance.
10/18/2018 12:35 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the appointment of Terri Lee as the City of Atlanta’s first Chief Housing Officer during a gathering of more than 100 cross-sector non-profit, corporate, community and affordable housing leaders.
10/17/2018 2:35 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Signs Legislation Authorizing Unprecedented Pay Increase for Atlanta Police
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signed legislation authorizing an unprecedented 30 percent pay increase for police officers as part of a focused and sustained effort to strengthen and support the men and women of the Atlanta Police Department and make Atlanta the safest big city in America.
10/15/2018 6:26 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will present an amended Gulch proposal to the Atlanta City Council that will eliminate the planned 10-year extension of the Westside Tax Allocation District (TAD).
10/15/2018 6:57 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announces the appointment of Keith Whitney as the City of Atlanta’s first-ever Chief Content Officer – a senior-level position that will focus on curating and sharing new content across a wide range of platforms. The newly created role is part of a new effort to improve communications with Atlanta residents and highlight the City’s efforts to achieve the Mayor’s One Atlanta vision.
10/09/2018 6:40 PM
The City of Atlanta announces the launch of Fix-It ATL, a vigorous and proactive operations campaign designed to improve the quality of life for Atlanta residents and visitors.
10/09/2018 4:41 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms hosted the City of Atlanta’s Inaugural Pride Reception in the atrium of Atlanta City Hall. Before a sold-out crowd of more than 600 LGBTQ Atlantans and allies in attendance, it was also announced that the City has received the highest Municipal Equality Index (MEI) score in its history, earning a total raw score of 105 points out of a possible 100.
10/08/2018 7:16 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms delivered the keynote address during the 2018 Homecoming Convocation at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU).
10/05/2018 4:26 PM
Marta Board Advances Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ One Atlanta Vision by Approving Historic Transit Expansion
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority’s (MARTA) Board of Directors in partnership with Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the City of Atlanta, made history today by unanimously approving the More MARTA Atlanta program which represents the region’s largest transit investment in more than four decades.
10/04/2018 5:04 PM
The City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (OCA) announced today it will host the city’s annual public art festival, ELEVATE, in Southwest Atlanta from Sunday, Oct. 14, to Sunday, Oct. 21.
10/04/2018 3:06 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, joined by Atlanta City Councilmember Carla Smith, signed legislation officially renaming Confederate Avenue.
10/03/2018 4:27 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Joins Nation’s Leading Water Executives and Experts to Collaborate on Water Workforce Strategies
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today joined New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell on a panel discussion for the Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference. Speaking to an audience of 200 water utility leaders and executives from across the nation, Mayor Bottoms discussed the Administration’s efforts to address water workforce needs, equity and affordability challenges.
10/02/2018 4:12 PM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms today announced an unprecedented comprehensive plan to raise compensation for members of the Atlanta Police Department. By January 2019, the City will invest an additional $10 million towards compensation for patrolling police and senior police officers.
10/01/2018 10:35 AM
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Joins Bipartisan Contingency for United States Conference of Mayors Fall Leadership Conference
Mayor Bottoms joins a bipartisan contingency of 45 mayors convening to tackle some of the nation’s most pressing issues—including resiliency, homelessness and economic security.
09/28/2018 5:15 PM
The City of Atlanta announced today the Mayor’s Office of International Affairs and Invest Atlanta, along with international partner Metropole Toulouse, have selected the final eight companies for the 2018 Atlanta International Startup Exchange.
09/28/2018 10:40 AM
On Monday, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will take part in the prestigious Concordia Summit, which brings together global leaders to discuss critical issues alongside the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. Mayor Bottoms will participate as a panelist with other thought leaders who are sharing their ideas and solutions on the importance of public-private partnerships in the immigration crisis to make positive change.
09/23/2018 3:55 PM
On September 18, 2018, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms welcomed a panel of service providers, advocates, and government officials to City Hall to discuss labor exploitation, sexual exploitation and ways to address human trafficking. The meeting marked the beginning of the city’s response to the anti-trafficking challenge presented by the Pathways to Freedom grant received earlier this year.
09/20/2018 6:33 PM
In honor of Constitution Week, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms welcomed 45 new United States citizens at a naturalization ceremony held Thursday in the Atrium of City Hall.
09/20/2018 3:10 PM
The City of Atlanta will hire its first ever Transparency Officer and implement numerous new measures focused on transparency, accountability and restoring public trust due to the passage earlier today of legislation proposed by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.
09/17/2018 10:12 PM
Today, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued the following statement regarding the Gulch Redevelopment proposals pending before the Atlanta City Council...
09/17/2018 10:47 AM